Ralph Terry obituary: 1962 Yankees World Series MVP dies at 86 – What We Know!

Ralph Terry was a pitcher who was the 1962 World Collection MVP when he gained sport 7 for the Yankees in 1962. 

New York Yankees legend  

Ralph Terry was a pitcher finest recognized for his years with the New York Yankees. He pitched in two memorable sport 7 World Collection contests. In 1960, he famously gave up a house run to Invoice Mazeroski within the backside of the ninth inning that gave the Pittsburgh Pirates a stroll off World Collection win over the Yankees. He redeemed himself within the 1962 World Collection when he led the Yankees to a World Collection championship over the San Francisco Giants with a sport 7 shoutout. He had a profession 12 months in 1962, successful essentially the most video games within the American League, elected to the All-Star crew, and was the MVP of the World Collection. Terry additionally performed for the Athletics, Indians and Mets, ending his profession with over 100 wins. After baseball, he grew to become an expert golfer.  

Notable Quote

“I’m in all probability the luckiest man within the nation at present,” he stated. “If the ball goes a foot or two greater or to 1 aspect, I’m the loser.” -Terry stated after getting the Giants Willie McCovey to hit a line drive out to win sport 7 of the 1962 World Collection – New York Instances 

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